30.09. - 09.10.2021

Monument to Michael Jackson Germany, Serbia, Croatia, Macedonia 2014 | 95 min | OV | Colour | FF 2014

Darko Lungulov

After the outbreak of civil war, in 1991 Darko Lungulov left his native Serbia for New York. His first film Here and There (Filmfest Hamburg 2009) was a great success, winning 20 awards at festivals all over the world.

rated for 0 + years
2009, a run-down little town somewhere in Serbia. While thousands of miles away Michael Jackson announces his comeback tour, hairdresser Marko's marriage is in tatters. His wife has had enough of her monotonous existence and is planning to leave him. Marko wants to prevent this at any price. To reanimate the comatose community and save his marriage, he has a crazy idea: replacing an old Soviet monument with one to Michael Jackson. The suggestion electrifies the town. But Marco hasn't reckoned with the mayor -- or the King of Pop himself. A black comedy marked by the extreme realism of the world it portrays.

Tickets for the screening in Heide are only available at the LichtBlick Filmtheater Heide.

Original title: Spomenik Majklu Džeksonu
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language:
Section: Free Port
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Darko Lungulov
Screenplay: Darko Lungulov
Cast: Boris Milivojević, Nataša Tapušković, Dragan Bjelogrlić, Ljuba Bandović, Toni Mihajlovski, Branislav Trifunović, Mirjana Karanović
Producer: Snežana Penev; Felix Eisele; Katja Siegel; Julia Kleinhenz; Ognen Antov; Boris Matic
Director of Photography: Mathias Schoeningh
Music: Dejan Pejović
Production Design: Kiril Spaseski
Editor: Dejan Urošević
Sound: 0
Costume design:
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Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Films Boutique
Production: Papa Films /This &That; Av medien Penrose/Penrose film; Dream factory/Aka film; Propeler film
Contact: Valeska Neu, Films Boutique:


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